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Accounting Coordinator - FES

FES Lincoln, NE

Job Description

FES, headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, FES is a foundation that provides support to communities and nonprofit organizations so they can succeed in fulfilling their missions. We support those who serve others.

The FES team has the expertise and skills to provide quick, effective, and forward-thinking solutions to our clients. Our office environment fosters innovation, excellence and creativity resulting in high quality products, services and resources. We strive to provide these services in a cost-effective manner. We also serve our affiliate companies, EducationQuest Foundation and National Student Loan Program (NSLP).

We are seeking a self-motivated Accounting Coordinator to join our accounting team. With direction this position provides support to the Accounting and People Solutions Department including to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Other functions may apply from time to time.  As required the position may be assigned to special projects.  Position requires a detail oriented person who is able to multi task and has had experience in managing highly confidential information.  Position will perform backup functions for various positions within the departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following . Other duties may be assigned.

  • Primarily responsible for understanding and being able to back up most accounting related and some business planning functions.
  • Responsible for updating procedures for all accounting department functions which may include some benefits related processes.
  • Must be able to analyze accounting processes and set up checks and balances which ensure segregation of duties within the functions of the department.
  • Responsible for auditing procedures within the accounting and office services departments.
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned.
  • Processes general ledger entries to include posting, coding and preparation of monthly entries; data entry to general ledger system as needed.
  • Conducts research as appropriate for support of the accounting area and other departments such as Office Services, Business Planning, Human Resources, and Educational Services.
  • Involved in Business Continuity Planning which may include the write up of Accounting and People Solutions department plans and testing.
  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of technical maintenance of the general ledger computer system and report writing tool.
  • Must be able to perform accounts receivable function including follow up and collection of outstanding receivables.
  • Must be familiar with accounts payable function and the entries that may affect the ledger.
  • Reviews and analyses cost vs revenue and makes recommendations on pricing and billings.
  • Assists with administrative duties as needed including backup function for front desk reception.
  • Assists with other departments as needed.
  • Regular and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business with emphasis in accounting required plus 4 years related experience and/or training.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation is required.

FES offers a competitive wage and excellent fringe benefits package including health, dental and life insurance; 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.

If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line on our ADP Workforce Now site at

FES take affirmative action to insure that applicants with job related qualifications are employed and employees are treated when employed without regard to their race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted September 26, 2017
Date Closes October 26, 2017
Address 1300 O Street
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Zipcode 68508
Name People Solutions
Address 1300 O St.
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE. 68508
FAX 402-479-6760

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Donation Matching Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Billing / Invoicing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Customer Service
  • General Ledger
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • And More ...